Safety Training

The Department of Public Safety has created several safety-related trainings for the USC community.

What to Do in the Event of an Active Shooter

Tailored for students, faculty and staff, this training addresses what to do in the event of an active shooter on campus and discusses the options of “Run, Hide or Fight.” The presentation takes about an hour.

For more information contact our training coordinator, Sergeant Pablo Ayala at (213) 740-6419 or

Self-defense Classes for Women

The Rape Aggression Defense System (RAD) teaches women realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. Learn more about self-defense classes offered by DPS.